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Photograph by @thomaspeschak Sunflower sea stars are voracious predators and the largest shallow water starfish in the world. They can reach a diameter of more than 3 feet and weigh more than 10 pounds. The Pacific Ocean off Canada's Great Bear Rainforest harbors the world's highest diversity of sea
Photograph by @thomaspeschak The abalone (shellfish) on the left does not stand a chance. It is being pursued by a ferocious predator that can reach over 3 feet (1m) wide and weigh 10 pounds (4.5kg). This photograph was taken in the North Pacific Ocean off Canada's Great Bear Rainforest. Any guesses
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photo by @joelsartore | It is with great sadness that I announce the death of Nabire, one of just five northern white rhinos left on the planet. I had the great honor of photographing her recently at the Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic. She was sweet, gentle & a great photo subject. She will
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Photo: @stevewinterphoto July 29th is International #TigerDay - perfect timing as I fly from #Sydney to #Melbourne, #Australia to kick-off my #NGLive tour of My Nine Lives talk. Yes, we all love cats but let's do more than "like" a photo on Social Media. Lost of habitat, illegal poaching and anim
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Photo by @michaelchristopherbrown. At an electronica concert in Holguin, Cuba.
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Photo by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz / @thephotosociety A beauty even in death, the #Amazon is cloaked in smoke from fires set to clear the forest for industrial-scale farming of corn and soy beans, in Mato Grosso #Brazil. Photo taken on assignment for @natgeo story on Feeding 9 Billion. To see m
Photo by@stephenwilkes: As I shift gears from one location to the next, it’s been nice to make a pit stop at my favorite vacation spot #BlockIsland and relax for a bit. Tomorrow, I’ll head to a new location to shoot my next #DayToNight for @natgeo. Stay tuned to find out where! #summer #vacation #i
Photo by Pete McBride @pedromcbride // Aerial view of the abyss — Marble Canyon of the Grand Canyon National Park — a place where a 310-foot dam was once proposed but eventually turned down due to public outrage and the hard work of many. To see another view of this geological masterpiece, go to @pe
Photo by @chien_chi_chang / @magnumphotos Bagan is the ancient capital of Burma and a sight to rival Cambodia's Angkor Wat. The area once held 13,000 pagodas dating back to the second century A.D., many built of brick that was plastered and painted. Although earthquakes and the Ayeyarwady River dest
Photo taken by @stevemccurryofficial // This young girl lives near the town of Litang, a monastery town at 13,000 feet, with a thriving market and transportation center. Each August 1, there is a week-long horse festival, with thousands of horsemen competing in daily races. This area is very impor
Photo by @ciriljazbec / My trip in Kenya has totally exceeded my expectations in a very positive way. I have met so many inspiring young entrepreneurs with incredible visions and dreams. Last weekend we went to Naivasha to take photos of the technology impact in the countryside. Luckily there was al
To mark the 70th anniversary of worst U.S. naval disaster in history, 14 of the 31 remaining survivors of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis reunited last weekend, a tradition they adopted in 1960. The USS Indianapolis was sunk by two torpedoes fired by a Japanese submarine in the south Pacific in
Photograph by @stefanounterthiner. A group of sooty tern (Onychoprion fuscatus) resting on the white beach of Bird Island (Seychelles). This species has an extremely wide range and breeds on tropical islands. @natgeo @thephotosociety #sea #bird #island #seychelles #white #tern
Photo // @jimmy_chin @tommycaldwell making it look easy on pitch 20 of the Dawn Wall. He's always been a rock star in my opinion. So cool to see him attain actual rock star status with the media blitz during and after his now legendary 19 day first free ascent of the Dawn Wall w @kjorgeson. Shot on
Photo by Michael Yamashita. @yamashitaphoto. Fishermen in Kovalum, India, use no motors, just 50 lb. oar power to jump the waves. #Kerela #india @thephotosociety @natgeocreative
Photo by / @tbfrost / A female gelada monkey and her baby look up after a fight breaks out between other geladas nearby. Please follow me @tbfrost and also my friend @jtkerby as we work together on our first story for @natgeo.
Midnight sun on north west Svalbard and the light starts to get better. We're working on a small ice strengthened vessel called Havsel, Shown here at anchor in a sheltered bay in front of a glacier. To make the most of the lighting conditions, with the support of the ship's crew, we've turned day to
National Geographic Photographer @thomaspeschak capturing seals surfing underwater. "I had been watching these seals for years and wanted to photograph them surfing from a unique underwater perspective for my @natgeo magazine article on southern African marine reserves. However when the waves were r
Photo by @mattiasklumofficial for @natgeo. Man of the forest! One of my first dreams as a young boy was to go to Borneo, venture inside to find and photograph wild orangutans like this male in Danum Valley, Sabah, Malaysia. (Please go to @mattiasklumofficial to meet a ridiculously cute baby oranguta
photo by @joelsartore | A major milestone for the #PhotoArk: This Persian leopard at the Budapest Zoo became the 5000th species to be brought on board the Ark! #Follow @joelsartore to see more of the spectacular species that have already made it into Joel's collection. #joelsartore #photoark #beauti
Photo by @stephenwilkes: From the #NatGeo August feature story on Laos, written by TD Allman, "Painted gold, That Luang—a 16th-century stupa in Vientiane—is believed to hold relics of the Buddha. In 1991 it became part of the national emblem of Laos, replacing the communist hammer and sickle.” I enc
Photo @ladzinski / The #ColoradoTrail extends roughly 486 miles beginning in Denver and ending in Durango Colorado. It runs long lengths at high altitude reaching as high as 13,271 feet, with the bulk of the trail holding an altitude of over 10,000ft. @chuckfryberger seen here perched near the highe
Photo by @Hammond_Robin. Imran writes about the day his mother disowned him: "She walked away and left me on my knees begging for her at least listen to what I have to say… I left school while being mocked, laughed at, on that day hated myself to the extreme I felt I wasn’t worthy living, where was
Photo by @TimLaman. A juvenile lionfish shelters on a barrel sponge off the island of Bali. Indonesia has the world’s greatest marine biodiversity. To see more from my Underwater Indonesia project follow @TimLaman. #megadiversity, #Bali, #Indonesia, #scubadiving, @thephotosociety, @natgeocreative
Photograph by Jonathan Rashad(@jonathanrashad) | Over the course of the next few weeks, I will be exploring the Nile River with Peter Schwartzstein (@petestein23) and Leyland Cecco (@leylandcecco). By traveling the river's length from its source near Lake Tana in the Ethiopian Highlands to Egypt's d




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